Blueair, a world leader in indoor air cleaning technologies, has partnered with Live Data Visualisation and data journalism initiative, IndiaSpend to support #Breathe, a real-time air quality monitoring public service on Twitter.
#Breathe is an independent and real-time air quality monitoring public service initiative on Twitter that gives access to air pollution data to empower citizens with awareness and knowledge that can help them make healthier living decisions.
How does it work?
To know the quality of the air around you, just tweet “Breathe” followed by the name of your area, such as Delhi or Patel Nagar, for example, and you will near instantly be sent a notification about the pollution level in the form of an infographic card – comprising air quality levels , air quality index, reading of PM2.5 and PM10, along with the possible impact this air quality will have on health.
“People frequently discuss rising pollution levels, but they do not a have quick and easy way to get live updates of air quality in their neighbourhood or a town they are about to visit. Thanks to this initiative, Blueair is providing vital health information with a simple tweet that allows people to make better lifestyle decisions”, said Girish Bapat, Blueair Director, South and West Asia.
By tweeting #Breathe, people can monitor the air quality they breathe across 17 cities using 75 monitoring stations. The service is currently available for Agra, Ahmedabad, Allahabad, Bengaluru, Bhopal, Chandigarh, Dehradun, Delhi NCR, Gandhinagar, Kanpur, Lucknow, Mumbai, Pune, Patna, Raipur, Ranchi, and Varanasi.
Location: New Delhi
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